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Spiriva and advair
Jan 15, 2008
... I'm now on Advair twice a day, 11 am and 11 pm. I have been taking Spiriva once, in the middle of the day. ... (7 replies)
Spiriva and advair
Dec 26, 2007
... works works through a different mechanism compared with salmeterol. ... (7 replies)
... I have been using Spiriva recently, in addition to Albuterol, and while Albuterol is quite helpful, I have yet to see any notable positive effects from Spiriva. ... (4 replies)

Advair to Spiriva
Sep 25, 2009
... n't need it. At first I was doing just fine but then began having SOB at night. I went to see a pulmonary doctor and he put me back on Advair. After a week on Advair the SOB dissipated. ... (0 replies)
... or Asthma. I was on Advair, but could not deal with the loss of my voice. Otherwise it caused no other problems. ... (0 replies)
... bronchial obstruction, exacerbated". Had another "not breathing" attack that night in ICU. They also found emphysema. Gave me Spiriva, Prednisone, Levaquin and Advair and SVN breathing machine. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Everyone, After reading these passages I think I'm more confused than I thought I was. My mom is 63 and has been told she's in "end stage" COPD. Hospice is in our home but after reviewing Hospice's criteria for COPD patients it's not the typical 6 month time frame used by their assessment teams. Her pulmonologist has said 8 months maybe. Mom is still a horrible... (9 replies)
... twice a day and Spiriva once a day for COPD along with an albuterol inhaler and have been steadily gaining weight even though I workout 5 days a week. I saw some older posts from people experiencing similar problems. ... (0 replies)
... term asthma plan in place with you. ... (2 replies)
... I have been on Advair for many years and this year I tried to stop it. It did not work and I developed SOB at night. ... (2 replies)
... Your father seems to be on the same regimen of meds that most of us with severe COPD are prescribed. ... (11 replies)
... Doesn't look like many of us have been on site for a while. Perhaps all are busy with the Holiday's. ... (45 replies)
... Good evening, Bee. When you see the Pumonary doctor, he probably won't prescribe Spiriva for you, unless he feels you need it now. ... (10 replies)
... and the Advair did nothing. Once I was put on the Spiriva it was only 2 weeks and I felt almost normal. It really is a matter of trial and what works for you. ... (3 replies)
... Hi, I don't know about that one med either, but even though I have been DX with COPD, the Dr tried changing my Advair Inhaher to Spiriva, and oh my! That stuff I tried for five weeks and instead of breathing better I used the Albuterol more and more. ... (3 replies)
... I've been on steroids for 4 months now and just seem to be going downhill! I feel like I am dying and no one seems to know what is wrong with me! ... (4 replies)
To magicmommie
Apr 28, 2012
... dog paddle but get a lot of paced exercise. I smoked for 40 yrs 2 pks a day. I quit 2001 I also was exposed to fibreglass working on yachts. I have regular bouts with bronchitis. My pharmacist turned me onto Mucinex DM it helps a lot with the mucus. DM is for the cough. ... (0 replies)
Advice needed
Nov 28, 2011
... Are you on spiriva or/and advair? these inhalents help tremendously. The biggest thing that helped me was exercise. With COPD, the only way you get more stamina is by exercising; if you just sit, getting around will get harder and harder. Are you on oxygen? (4 replies)
... in other words too expensive. I will ask about the Spiriva inhaler. I'm calling again today about the lung dr referral. I am done with Kaiser ins. Our open season is Nov. ... (11 replies)
... No, I don't go to the Better Breathers club, Prissybelle, but as long as I walk at least 30 min. a day, I do very well for someone 70 with severe E. The only inhaler I use is Foradil. Maybe your friend uses Qvar, which is a corticosteroid inhaler. I use it when I have a lot of congestion. ... (11 replies)

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